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Botanist (Ecologist) Job – We are Hiring

Botanist Job (Ecologist)

We are looking for a botanist to join our team in South Wales. You will be able to carry out a range of habitat related work focused on Preliminary Ecological Appraisal / extended Phase 1 habitat surveys. The ability to carry out specialist surveys and such as National Vegetation Classification surveys (NVC) and hedgerow surveys is desirable.

Essential Requirements

  • Good botanical identification skills to equivalent of FISC level 3, 4 or 5;
  • An appropriate ecological degree qualification, ideally with emphasis on botany;
  • Experience of employment in consultancy or other relevant work (e.g. Records Centre, Statutory Agency or Wildlife Trust etc);
  • Proficient in extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and mapping; and
  • Understanding of protected species in order to carry out protected species assessments as part of Preliminary Ecological Appraisals.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of using QGIS.

Other Requirements

  • Must be physically fit and be willing and able to able to work in all weather conditions necessary to carry out collection of data;
  • Be prepared to work throughout South and West Wales as required;
  • Flexible on working hours, as there will be a significant amount of evening and night work;
  • A full UK driving license; and
  • Access to your own car, insured for business use.

Salary

Salary will be dependent upon experience.

For more information on the role contact us on 029 2065 0331. To apply please send a cv, covering letter and 2 references to info@acerecology.co.uk